How Do You Separate a Marriage in Virginia?

How Do You Separate a Marriage in Virginia?

  My name is Stephen Jones and I’m an Associate Attorney here at Holcomb Law. A common question we are asked by our clients is, how do I file for a legal separation in Virginia? The answer is often surprising to our clients because there is no legal separation of Virginia, at least nothing formal that you file with the …

Can You Force Your Spouse to Leave the Marital Home in Virginia?

Can You Force Your Spouse to Leave the Marital Home in Virginia?

  My name is Attorney Chad L. Simpson, and I’m an Associate Attorney for Holcomb Law. One of the common questions that we get here at the firm is whether or not one spouse can evict or kick out the other spouse during a divorce. The general answer is no. We will get individuals that come into our office and …

Divorce & Child Custody Mediation in Virginia

Divorce & Child Custody Mediation in Virginia

  Today we’re here to talk about mediation in Virginia, specifically related to divorce and child custody and visitation. One of the first things you need to know and understand is that mediation is completely outside of the scope of the courts, meaning what you discuss in mediation is confidential with a couple of exceptions. The style and approach of …

Holcomb Law Recommends AppClose Co-Parenting App for Communication

FREE RESOURCE! AppClose Co-Parenting Communication App

Communication between parents after separation can be difficult and so can keeping track of schedules and requests for payments. Holcomb Law has discovered a co-parenting app, AppClose, that can be downloaded right to your phone. The best part – it’s free! Besides the cost, there are many great features with this app that can help you and the other parent …

Child Custody Laws in Virginia for Unmarried Parents

Child Custody Laws in Virginia for Unmarried Parents

  My name is Nora Misenti. I’m an attorney here at Holcomb Law, and I’m going to share a little bit of information with you about custody as it relates to parents who are unmarried and maybe discuss a couple of your rights and things that maybe you should do or not do. First things first, both parents have custody …

How is Child Support Calculated in Virginia

How is Child Support Calculated in Virginia

  My name is Stephen Jones, and I am an associate attorney here at Holcomb Law. When parents are separating either through a divorce or breakup, the issue of child support often comes up. While there is often some love lost between the parents, what is usually clear from every meeting we have with them is that they love their …